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Official name of Rosetta landing site selected by public vote

Official name of Rosetta landing site selected by public vote

NEW YORK: The name of the Rosetta Landing has been selected. Now its name is Agilkia. This name chosen by the public vote cast and approved by the panel of European Space Agency.
For this voting, the jury has given the time period of 16 to 22 October so as to generate free public contest. The board received nearly 8,000 entries from 135 different countries of the world. Initially, the ESA called the particular site “Site J” but then later on, the authorities asked the entire world to propose a new name for this site. Among all the submissions “Agilkia” is considered the most suitable name of the location.
Agilkia is the named kept after an island that is located on the river Nile in the South of Egypt. Currently, it is the site of different Ancient Egyptian buildings among which Temple of Isis is the most noteworthy one. Later on, the Philae flooded from the construction was transferred to other island in Nile.
This name was first suggested by Alexander Brouste of France. So, the authorities will officially send an invitation to Brouste to become a member of ESA’s Space control Operation Center. Alexander Brouste would be able to witness the event of Philae landing from Germany.
NASA received radio signals from Comet 67P for 20 years before the European Space Agency sent the Rosetta space probe. About the comet, ESA had made an announcement earlier in November that it is picking up mysterious signals from the comet. They called these signals a mysterious ‘song’ that Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing into space.
A November 11 online post ESA said, “The comet seems to be emitting a ‘song’ in the form of oscillations in the magnetic field in the comet’s environment”.